Kalamata ShortDocs

Creative Documentary Center
The film is available for a certain number of online screenings during the festival.

80.000 Schnitzel

Berta Zenefels (84) has barely ever left her beloved farm the «Zollhaus» in Bavaria, where she fried thousands of Schnitzel’s in the kitchen for her guests. During her lifetime she had to bury her firstborn son, her husband, her grand-son and her youngest son. But without a successor the heavily indebted farm is threatened with bankruptcy.  Τhe grand daughter Monika decides to save the family-owned farm but her sister and this films director Hannah Schweier  is not too happy with her sisters idea. That is why Hannah decides to find out what actuates her sister and whether she will be able to truly find eventually happiness.

  • Writers: Hannah Schweier
  • Producers: Stefan Sporbert, Lorena Junghans
  • Cinematographer / DOP: Stefanie Reinhar
  • Editor: Romy Steyer
  • Credits:

    Cinematography: Stefanie Reinhard; Editing: Romy Steyer; Sounddesign: Johannes Kunz; Music: Ella Zwietnig

  • Awards

    Zurich International Film Festival Zurich October 1, 2020 Europe Critics Choice Award Switzerland Dok.Leipzig Leipzig November 9, 2020 German Verdi Prize for Humanity and Fairness Germany SWR Deutscher Dokumentarfilmpreis / SWR German Best Documentary Award Stuttgart June 26, 2021 Nominee Germany Overcome Festival Barnes Filmfestival London June 21, 2021 UK selection United Kingdom Bardolino Filmfestival BFF Bardolino June 20, 2021 Italien Winner Italy Crossing Europe Filmfestival Linz Working Worlds Austria Boden International Filmfestival Boden International Film Festival Finalist Sweden Docs Without Borders Film Festival Nassau September 16, 2021 Human Spirit/ Winner United States DOQUMENTA International Film Festival - DOQUMENTA Festival Internacional de Cine Documental Querétaro August 6, 2021 Competition Mexico Filmkunstwochen München München August 1, 2021 selection Germany Lunenburg Doc Fest Lunenburg September 23, 2021 Finalist Canada International Documentary Film Awards Rožňava July 30, 2021 Autobiographical Documentary/ Winner Slovakia Better World Film Festival Murnau am Chiemsee September 7, 2021 Honorable Mention Germany Paradise Film Festival Budapest September 3, 2021 selection Hungary Madrid International Film Festival Madrid August 23, 2021 Competition Spain The Black Sea Film Festival Corbu September 1, 2021 Not screened Competition Romania Awareness Festival Los Angeles October 31, 2021 Honorable Mention United States Social Justice Film Festival of India Madurai December 4, 2021 Selection India Anchorage International Filmfestival Anchorage December 3, 2021 Jury Award Best Documentary Feature United States Peloponnisos International documentary Festival Kalamata selection Greece DokuBaku IDFF Baku, November 5, 2021 Honorable Mention Azerbaijan Offline Filmfestival Birr October 8, 2021 selection Ireland Cyprus International Film Festival "Golden Aphrodite" Nicosia October 28, 2021 Winner Best Talent Feature Docmentary Greece GERMANY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Berlin November 18, 2021 Winner best German Documentary Germany Jharkhand International Film Festival & Awards Jharkhand October 29, 2021 Winner India FIDBA, International Documentary Film Festival Buenos Aires selection Argentina ZETT, Bavarian Documentary Award Schwandorf October 27, 2021 Nominee Germany DaFF - Germany Academy for Television Berlin November 12, 2021 Nominee Best German Documentary Germany Alvsbyn Film Festival Älvsbyn November 28, 2021 Selection Sweden Festival Mente Locale - Visioni sul territorio Valsamoggia and Vignola November 20, 2021 Selection Italy

    *Data is limited to before submission to PelDocFest


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